Assessment Coordinator - Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

$43,842 - $53,553 yearly
  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus, GA, USA
  • Nov 17, 2022
Full time Institutional Research & Planning

Job Description


Assessment Coordinator

Job ID: 251926
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness at Columbus State University is seeking to hire a highly motivated individual to fill the Assessment Coordinator position. This position will support the assessments of effectiveness in these areas by managing all aspects of the assessment plan. This position will also support collaborative assessment projects with campus partners as needed. The Assessment Coordinator reports directly to the Vice Provost and will work closely with campus partners and faculty in academic departments, serving as the point of contact for Academic Program Reviews and non-academic departments' annual effectiveness reports.


The Assessment Coordinator contributes to the mission of the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness and collaborates with the Vice Provost to facilitate the following Institutional Effectiveness assessments:

  • CSU strategic plan assessments
  • Executive Leadership Team annual reports
  • Deans' Annual Reports
  • General Education assessment
  • Academic Program Review reports
  • Comprehensive Program Reviews
  • Non-academic department annual effectiveness reports

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; the capability to manage complex, ongoing projects; capability to work independently on complex assignments, collaborating with others, and making judgements about priorities; and the capability of using and administering current assessment platforms including Watermark's Outcomes Assessment Projects, Planning & Self-study, and Taskstream. The successful candidate must also have strong written and verbal communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications; the ability and willingness to learn new technologies; excellent organizational judgment and strong abilities to negotiate, seek consensus, and achieve cooperation; and the ability and desire to learn new skills in a self-directed environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include one to three years of related experience in a higher education context; a Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Assessment, Evaluation, or similar field; demonstrated expertise with qualitative and quantitative assessment methods; and evidence of ability to collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders, including faculty, staff, administrators, and students

Application Details

Proposed Salary

The annualized salary range for this position is $43,842 - $53,553 and includes full benefits.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920, or e-mail to

Conditions of Employment

Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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